Here we are in March!! And I just know this month will fly by….so I decided to get a jump on some spring Birthday cards, and try to work in a challenge or two. The Creative Chemistry Face Book March challenge was to use Tim Holtz’s Clear Emboss Resist technique from the Creative Chemistry 101 Online Class. I also wanted to use my new Blueprint stamps, which worked out nicely.
This card will be for my Manager. I used Antique Linen DI for the image, so it will still come across almost the color of the paper. I colored the cupcake with Distress Markers, then used DI’s to blend all around the image. Core’dinations Glamour paper in a texture fade, sanded, then the rough areas hit with DI Chipped Sapphire, and some more pearlized paper for layers, a few tiny (probably could have gone bigger) pearls, and pretty cool.
I do like this technique! I’m always trying for a true white ink, and with planning, this is the solution…I just usually don’t think of it until I already have a colored background!